Essay about The Role Of Models Of A Role Model

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Role Models

Today, the majority of American people have a role model, whether it 's an inspiring athlete or a parent, we all have someone that we look up to and wish to become someday. There are some flaws with our much admired role models. Sporadically we don 't notice their wrong doings because we 're so focused on being like them. On another note, some have chosen role models that have few to no known public errors, which makes them an almost perfect role model. Much to many teens have chosen to follow music artists who often send across low key bad moral. Many adolescents have become subject to hearing the wrongs in this music and don’t think twice of the message that is often being sent. Teens today often have wide variety of role models for instance, aside from parents, 40.6% said teachers and coaches, 40.4% siblings, 18.3% athletes and 16.5% celebrities. Also, recent studies have shown that teens today look for role models within their reach and who they have regular interaction with. However, they still look up to celebrities. The most frequently cited celebrity, athlete, business consist of, but not limited to; Beyoncè, Kanye West, Oprah, Michael Jordan, David Beckham, Obama, George Bush, Bill Gates,and Steve Jobs. when asked if they 'd consider themselves a role model 40% said yes, 23% no, and 37% had said

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they didn 't know. With that being said and the statistics being shown role models will have an effect regarding if it 's good or bad.…

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